Czech physicist honored with Kavli Award
Czech physicist Ondřej Křivánek won the prestigious Kavli Award for 2020 in the field of nanotechnology.
The Kavli Prize is awarded every two years by the Foundation of the American Philanthropist of Norwegian Origin Fred Kavli in cooperation with the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and the Norwegian Ministry of Education.
Křivánek, born in Prague, moved to Britain in the late 1960s, where he graduated from the University of Leeds and later obtained a Ph.D. in electron microscopy from the University of Cambridge. He currently lives permanently in the United States, where he is president of the American electron microscope company Nion.